The second-ranked Matadors scored 18 of the first 22 points, opened up a 37-13 lead with 5:35 still left in the first half and breezed to a 72-49 victory.
Torrey Pines lost to Mater Dei of Santa Ana 1-0 in overtime in the championship game of the 12th annual Butch Lee Memorial Girls Soccer Tournament on Dec. 8. The Falcons earlier in the day advanced to the finals with a 3-2 overtime win over Westview.
The La Costa Canyon Pop Warner Junior Pee Wee (LCCPW) cheerleaders (ages 8-11) and Junior Varsity cheerleaders (ages 10-13) won 1st place (a national championship) and took 4th and 5th place at the Pop Warner National Football, Cheer and Dance competition held in Orlando, Fla.
Before the newly-reconfigured Avocado West Boys Soccer League had even played a game, it already had a nickname.
La Costa Canyon standout Kristin Fahy took first place Dec. 1 in the 40th Foot Locker West Regional at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, Calif.
Carlsbad and Cathedral Catholic, Nos. 4 and 6 respectively in the Union-Tribune’s pre-season rankings, both CIF Open Division participants last season and possessing similar expectations this year, squared off in Cathedral’s Manchester Stadium Wednesday afternoon.
Torrey Pines defeated San Marcos 77-71 in overtime in a Game on Challenge tournament championship game on Nov. 24.
Team California, comprised of junior golfers from Southern California playing out of Encinitas Ranch Golf Course, won the seventh PGA Jr. League Championship on Monday, Nov. 19, beating a squad from Minnesota 7½-4 ½ at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. The golfers for California, who were...
Torrey Pines defeated Poway 74-59 in a nonleague Game On Challenge tournament game on Nov. 15.
In the National Basketball Association, a quadruple double occurs when a player reaches double figures in four different statistical categories. Saturday, Nov. 17, the La Costa Canyon cross country team recorded a quadruple double of its own and the Maverick version may just be more impressive.
Top-seeded Torrey Pines bounced back from a 10-point deficit to defeat No. 4 San Marcos 25-28 in a San Diego Section Open Division semifinal playoff game on Nov. 9.
In a prelude to this week’s CIF Championships, the La Costa Canyon girls and boys cross country teams demonstrated that they are primed and ready for the section races by breezing past a solid group of competitors while defending their Avocado West League titles last Saturday (Nov. 10).
Another year, another San Diego Section Open Division championship for Torrey Pines girls volleyball.
With the cross country “championship season” fast approaching, Schroeder and Pueschel shared thoughts about their unique roles and the pressure that comes with them.
Torrey Pines jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as the Falcons extended their unbeaten season with a 38-0 Avocado League victory over La Costa Canyon on Oct. 26.
The No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines football team clinched the 2018 Avocado West League crown and completed an undefeated regular season with a 38-0 shellacking of No. 7 host La Costa Canyon Friday night.
On a near perfect day at San Diego Tennis & Racquet Club, the Canyon Crest girls tennis team capped a near perfect season Thursday, Oct. 25,dominating a very good San Dieguito squad, 15-3, to win its first-ever CIF Open Division Championship.
The situation was hauntingly familiar Saturday night. A talented La Costa Canyon girls volleyball team that came in 25-9 and seeded third in the CIF Open Division playoffs let a 2-1 lead slip away and with it their first round match-up with No. 6 Bishop’s, 3-2 (25-21, 17-25, 18-25, 25-23, 15-12).
Max Bingham had a game for the ages as Torrey Pines extended its unbeaten season with a 71-41 victory over Oceanside in an Avocado League game on Oct. 19.
If you’re going to turn off the television, get off your couch and check out some high school football on a Friday night, this is the week to do it on the North Coast.
Torrey Pines defeated San Marcos 3-0 (25-14, 25-10, 25-15) in an Avocado League West match on Oct. 11.
Meet La Costa Canyon senior Gavin Simmons. A three-year starter in goal for the Maverick boys’ water polo team, he’ll also be returning this winter as the first string goalkeeper for the boys’ soccer squad, CIF Open Division runner-up in 2018.
Torrey Pines ran into a formidable defense and lived to tell about it. The Falcons countered with some tough defense of their own in a 13-7 Avocado League victory over Mission Hills on Oct. 5.
Is it possible for a team to play too well to reach its goal? The way the San Dieguito Academy (SDA) girls tennis team is performing this fall, it just might get a chance to find out.
The drama was missing but the result was the same as the No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines girls volleyball team knocked off No. 3 La Costa Canyon for the second time in two weeks, prevailing, 3-1 (25-16, 25-18, 20-25, 25-14), at home last Thursday.
Torrey Pines defeated Canyon Crest Academy 3-0 (25-10, 25-16, 25-11) in an Avocado League West match on Sept. 22.
Fifth-year Torrey Pines Head Football Coach Ron Gladnick has never been accused of looking for patsies to fill his non-league schedule. And despite the fact that the San Diego section will be starting its season one week earlier this year, 2018 will be no exception to that strategy. The Falcons...
For someone who claims that he’s not very “interesting,” rising La Costa Canyon senior golfer Kento Yamawaki has a summer schedule that most high schoolers would only dream about.
Baseball: Canyon Crest Academy has had to do everything the hard way, but the Ravens have found a way to get the job done. No. 5 seeded CCA completed its improbable journey to the San Diego Section Division II double-elimination playoff finals with a 9-3 victory over No. 4 Otay Ranch on May 26....
The San Diego CIF Track & Field Championships is an athletic carnival unlike any of the other section championships. In one day, the top Division I and II performers in 32 events gather at one site and vie for titles that identify them as the best in their disciplines.
Torrey Pines clinched the Avocado League West title as the Falcons defeated La Costa Canyon 2-0 in a regular season finale for both teams on May 15. Joe Magrisi pitched a two-hitter to lead the Falcons.
The 2018 CIF Division I-II Track & Field Championships are slated for Saturday , May 26, at Mt. Carmel High School. Start time is 10 a.m. A healthy contingent of North Coast area athletes will be included in the field.
To end a season that had its ups-and-downs, it only stood to reason that the La Costa Canyon boys volleyball team would have a rollercoaster ride of a championship match before defeating defending title-holder La Jolla 3-2 (25-18, 20-25, 24-26, 25-23, 15-11) in Saturday’s CIF Open Division final.
After wading through a laborious double elimination format in bracket play, it will be winner-take-all Saturday, May 19, when second-seeded La Costa Canyon (28-7) takes on defending champion and top seed La Jolla (34-5) in the CIF Open Division Boys Volleyball Championship.
Torrey Pines defeated La Costa Canyon 10-5 in the San Diego Section Open Division. The Falcons sectional championship is their third straight.
The six Avocado West League Track & Field teams gathered at Canyon Crest Academy May 12 for the annual league meet and CIF qualifier. Here are some pictures from the day’s action.
Coming into Wednesday night’s CIF Open Division semi-final against Coronado, the La Costa Canyon Boys Lacrosse team had its sights set on Saturday night’s championship game and a presumed rematch with No. 1 Torrey Pines.
Between its two teams, La Costa Canyon won seven individual races, four relays and set five section records.
Looking every bit ready for the moment, the second-seeded La Costa Canyon boys volleyball team blew past third-seeded Westview 3-1 (25-19, 25-19, 20-25, 25-20) in Thursday night’s CIF Open Division second round contest at San Dieguito Academy.
Torrey Pines defeated La Costa Canyon 2-1 in the second game of a three-game Avocado League West series on May 5.
Coach Mark Brubaker’s second-seeded La Costa Canyon boys volleyball team came into Tuesday night’s CIF Open Division opener on a roll, having won nine of its last 10 matches. Visiting seventh seed Mt. Carmel did little to slow that momentum, falling 3-0 (25-16, 25-16, 25-14) to the Mavericks in...
It was the match-up everybody wanted and now they will have it. No. 1 seed Torrey Pines (21-2) against No. 2 seed La Costa Canyon (21-3) in the CIF Open Division Girls Lacrosse Championship Saturday, May 12, at San Dieguito Academy. Game time is 5 p.m.
When the 2018 CIF Track & Field finals roll around on Saturday, May 26 at Mt. Carmel High School, Coach Bob Sisler’s La Costa Canyon squad will have no shortage of upper echelon, championship caliber entries in the field.
Baseball: La Costa Canyon extended its winning streak to 12 games as the Mavericks completed a doubleheader sweep of Carlsbad with a 2-1 eight-inning Avocado League victory on April 28. LCC starter J.J. Rytz struck out seven and walked one and gave up one run in seven innings of three-hit ball....
Since the La Costa Canyon swimming and diving program began in 1997, both the boys and girls teams have been perennial top five finishers in CIF Championship competition most recently placing third (girls) and fifth (boys) at the Division II meet in 2017.
La Costa Canyon started on fire Friday night, April 27, but it was the visiting Torrey Pines boys lacrosse team that finished in a rush, breaking a 7-7 tie with a four-goal outburst to open the fourth quarter en route to a 12-8 victory in the rivalry renewal.
Torrey Pines defeated Carlsbad 6-3 in the last of a three-game Avocado League West series on April 21.
With just three matches and a tournament remaining in the regular season, the La Costa Canyon boys volleyball team sports a 16-5 record, is undefeated in Avocado League West play, ranked No. 2 in the section according to the latest Union-Tribune poll.
La Costa Canyon boys’ soccer coach Craig Dean tends to be pretty positive when the topic is his team. But even the optimistic Dean couldn’t have anticipated that his fifth-seeded Mavericks would rebound, from a 2-0 halftime deficit, on the road, to stun top-seeded Torrey Pines in overtime, 3-2,...
As a result of the North County Conference’s (NCC) recent biennial league alignment review, San Marcos High School and Mission Hills High School, both growing forces in the San Diego prep athletic universe, will be switching from the Avocado League East to the Avocado League West.